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Osiris-Rex successfully collects rock, dust samples from asteroid Bennu, for the second time
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Osiris-Rex successfully collects rock, dust samples from asteroid Bennu, for the second time

The probe is on a mission to collect fragments that scientists hope will help unravel the origins of our solar system but hit a snag after it picked up too big of a sample.

NASA releases a pair of shots of two asteroids clicked by the Hubble Telescope
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NASA releases a pair of shots of two asteroids clicked by the Hubble Telescope

The picture shows an asteroid coming apart at its dusty seams, courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope.

NASA's plan to dig for dirt, gravel from asteroid Bennu isn't going very well
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NASA's plan to dig for dirt, gravel from asteroid Bennu isn't going very well

The Osiris-Rex spacecraft revealed the asteroid which is 70 million miles from Earth is covered with boulders.